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Department of Corrections COVID-19 Information: Confirmed cases, visitation updates, employee resources, frequently asked questions
Washington State Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response


Correctional Nurses Make a Difference

Each year from May 6-12, the nation recognizes nurses for their contributions to society. This year...

May 21, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: First Washington Corrections Line of Duty Death from COVID-19

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections was notified that Correctional Officer Berisford Anthony Morse, 65 years of age, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 from complications of COVID-19...

May 18, 2020

Supporting Incarcerated Moms

GIG HARBOR – Taking care of an infant demands a great deal of responsibilities for any parent...

May 14, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Department of Corrections names Todd Dowler Director of Human Resources

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections welcomes Todd Dowler as its new director of human resources, effective May 18, 2020...

May 14, 2020